Lawrence N. Lavigne

Lawrence N. Lavigne

Sole Practitioner
Location:
Union, New Jersey
Phone:
908-349-1066
732-339-3058
877-336-4317
Fax:
908-687-7752
Email:

Lawrence N. Lavigne, certified as a civil trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court, has been practicing law for over 30 years and devotes his practice to employment matters, (including discrimination, wrongful termination, whistleblower cases), employment counseling (including employment contracts and severance agreements) Lemon Law, product liability, warranty claims, consumer fraud, franchise matters, insurance coverage, commercial transaction and commercial litigation. Larry conducts trials and appeals in state and federal courts in all of these areas. He also handles a variety of matters before various state and federal agencies. Larry also counsels corporate clients in a variety of areas including product recalls. Larry has been involved in representing clients with matters in China. He is the V.P. & General Counsel of Foreign Tire Sales, Inc. in Union, NJ.

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Employment Law -- Employee
  • 15% Commercial Litigation
  • 15% Product Liability Defense
  • 10% Consumer Law/Lemon Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified as Civil Trial Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1982
  • New York, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1982

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, USA
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • Untying the Laidlow Knot (w.Wm. Drier), NJ Law Journal, Dec, 2002

Classes/Seminars

  • Institute for Paralegal Studies, 1985 - 1990

Honors and Awards

  • Named, Super Lawyers, 2010 - present
  • "AV" Rating by Martindale Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Products Liability Section
  • Middlesex County Bar Association
  • Somerset County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Automotive Liability Committee
  • American Bar Association, Torts and Insurance Practice Section
  • New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • New Jersey Defense Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • National Employment Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, PA, Partner, 2002 - 2007
  • Hanlon & Lavigne L.L.P., Partner, 1983 - 2002
  • Shanley & Fisher P.C., Associate, 1982 - 1983

Ancillary Businesses

  • VP/General Counsel Foreign Tire Sales, Inc.

Languages

  • Spanish

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Kappa Sigma